Sermon for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click here to watch this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/RdcXOu8oIHA In Christ, Pastor Korsch

1st Sunday After Christmas Sermon

A blessed Christmastide to you all! This Sunday is the Feast Day of St. John, Apostle and Evangelist.  To see the sermon, please double-click here: https://youtu.be/YM3k21qPfJ8 In Christ, Pastor Korsch

Christmas Day Sermon

Merry Christmas! Please double-click on the following link to watch today’s sermon: https://youtu.be/yIFMpU99oLg   Please note that worship starting this Sunday for the four Sundays in lockdown will be in hourly services starting at 9AM.  Please contact the church if you…

Christmas Eve Sermon

Dear Members of Grace: Merry Christmas!  Please double-click here to see the Christmas Eve sermon: https://youtu.be/hOYcglzwERg If you are clicking here to find Christmas Eve worship information: the 4PM service is a face mask only service (no face mask exemptions),…

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click on the following link to watch this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/Jb7KMaC4dms   Pastor Korsch

Sermon for the Third Sunday in Advent

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click this link to watch today’s sermon: https://youtu.be/DBiikWBwE3E   God bless, Pastor Korsch

Sermon for the First Sunday in Advent

Dear members of Grace, I’m back as normal this week. Please double-click on this link to see this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/ukAYYVngL9A   Pastor Korsch

Persecuted Christian Refugee Arrives in K-W

Dear Members of Grace, It is with great delight that I can tell you that Grace’s sponsored refugee, a persecuted Christian young man, arrived in Canada at Pearson International Airport last Thursday.  Upon his arrival he was granted permanent resident…

Sermon for the Second-Last Sunday of the Church Year

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click on this link to view this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/tBQJGpkaGV8   Pastor Korsch

Sermon for the Third-Last Sunday of the Church Year

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click on this link to watch this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/_2DmikNv1WU   Pastor Korsch

Sermon for St. Luke, Evangelist

Dear members of Grace, Today’s sermon can be found by double-clicking here: https://youtu.be/OX5Yj-wP4Gg   -Pastor Korsch

Sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost / Thanksgiving

Dear members of Grace, Here is the sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost/Thanksgiving.  Please double-click on this link to view the sermon: https://youtu.be/nOtFNek72Rc From my family to yours, I wish you all a joyous and happy Thanksgiving long weekend. Sincerely,…

Sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost

Dear members of Grace, Please double-click here to watch this Sunday’s sermon: https://youtu.be/hi_BVcXxAW0

Sermon for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Good day all, To watch this Sunday’s sermon, please double-click on this link: https://youtu.be/VOpu9R0LX7A Moving forward this fall, I will either post a video of the sermon or a written text of the sermon but not both.  Most weeks it will…

Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Dear members of Grace, I’m back now after vacation.  Here is today’s sermon.  There is no video of the sermon today.   Welcomed in Christ, Welcome One Another Text: Romans 14:1-12, 15th Sunday after Pentecost Introduction: A young Roman man…

One worship service at 9:30AM starts July 26th! Read this post for more details.

July 13, 2020 Greetings members of Grace and visitors: Today the province has put Waterloo Region into stage 3 of its reopening plan.  That means this Sunday, July 19th, will be the last Sunday we will have a 9AM Divine…

Parking Lot Worship Service this Sunday at Grace at 10:45AM

Dear members of Grace, At our last Zoom worship service over the internet some members asked if we could have a parking lot worship service and I answered yes if you can help me with the technical aspect of it…

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

If you would like to watch this sermon instead of reading it please click on this link: https://youtu.be/cC8AJigbQ0I Note: All Scripture quotations in the written sermon are taken from the Holy Bible, English Standard Version, ESV Text Edition: 2016.  Copyright 2001 by…

Sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter

If you would like to watch this sermon instead of reading it please click on this link: https://youtu.be/tbyd7wxkJm4 Note: All Scripture quotations in the written sermon are taken from the Holy Bible, English Standard Version, ESV Text Edition: 2016.  Copyright 2001 by…

Bible Study Instructions for April 24, from noon-12:30PM

Hello members of Grace: Our Bible study will begin on weekdays at noon and 12:30PM.  We began on Easter Tuesday and we’ll keep going and hope you can join us today.  We are studying the book of Romans. We are…

Easter Sermon

If you would like to watch this sermon instead of reading it double-click on this link: https://youtu.be/Uc4oNcGr1m0 Here is a bonus video discussion on the thought: “There is no god.”  https://youtu.be/04imKoN5t30 Here is a video link for the prayers for Easter…

Palm Sunday Sermon

Sermon Text: John 12:12-19 If you would like to watch this sermon instead of read it, double-click on this link: https://youtu.be/7iKLuj9c5F4 Note: All Scripture quotations in the written sermon are taken from the Holy Bible, English Standard Version, ESV Text Edition:…

Mid-Week Lenten Sermon for April 1, 2020

Sermon Text: Psalm 137:1-6 “By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion.  On the willows there we hung up our lyres.  For there our captors required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth,…

Sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent 2020

Note: If you would like to watch this sermon instead of reading it please use the following link: https://youtu.be/xcws0_btvN8 Sermon text: John 11:1-44 11 Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister…

Lutheran Content Online!

Dear members of Grace, The following are a set of links to a great deal of Lutheran Church-Canada content as well as links to other Lutheran websites that offer Lutheran audio/video content or books: Lutheran Church-Canada’s website has all kinds…

Pastoral Letter from Pastor Korsch

Dear members of Grace, Grace and mercy to you all from God our Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! The purpose of this letter is to describe to you how the Emergency Declaration by the Region of Waterloo…

Home Worship Resources

Dear Members of Grace, With many Lutheran Church-Canada congregations closed as we are, the synod has put out information that will help your family have devotions at home.  You will find the information and other related news in the link…

Waterloo Region Declares Closure of all Churches

Dear Members of Grace, The Region of Waterloo has used its emergency powers to declare the closure of all churches in the Region as of today, March 25, 2020.  This is an open-ended declaration so we do not know when…

A Sermon on the Coronavirus: Christ is our Hope and our Life!

Dear members of Grace: May the Lord bless you with His peace and grace during these challenging days of the coronavirus pandemic.  The following is my sermon for you which I preached on Sunday, March 15, 2020.  If any of…

Understanding the times

We live in confusing times, times that are very different from the days not that long ago of the late nineties and early 2000s. Back then everyone was positive, people were in a good mood, and little mistakes were overlooked…